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Publications


The BNHS publishes a Journal, a newsletter and books, all focusing on Bedfordshire Wildlife...
Bedfordshire Naturalist:
The Bedfordshire Naturalist is the society's journal, it is published annually in two parts. Part 1 covers all wildlife other than birds. Part 2 covers only birds.

The editions from 1946 to 1998 are available in our Journals section. The front covers of the most recent edition can be seen HERE.
Wild About Beds:
Wild About Beds is the society's newletter, published three or four times per year. The most-recent editions are available in our Newsletter section.

The Editor welcomes contributions from everyone. Articles are as varied as our members, and cover all aspects of natural history.
Online:
Some of our County Recorders are also "publishing" online:

Bedfordshire's Butterflies by Keith Balmer

Lacewings and Allies in Bedfordshire by Melissa Banthorpe

VC30 Moths by Andy & Melissa Banthorpe

Sawflies(Symphyta) of Britain and Ireland by Andrew J Green
Books:
The following publications specifically cover Bedfordshire Flora and Fauna. [Yes] = copies available as at 31/12/2018

Wild Orchids of Bedfordshire, (2015). Richard Revels & Chris Boon & Graham Bellamy. 156 pages with hardcover. ISBN 978-0-9506521-9-1.Publisher:BNHS. [Yes]

Flora of Bedfordshire, (2011). Christopher R. Boon & Alan R. Outen. 718 pages with hardcover. ISBN 978-0-9506521-8-4.Publisher:BNHS.

Dragonflies of Bedfordshire, (2004). Steve Cham. 145 pages with hardcover. ISBN 0 9506521 7 2. Publisher:BNHS. [Yes]

A Checklist of the Birds of Bedfordshire, (2001). D.Odell and P.Smith. Publisher:BNHS. [Yes]

Wild Bedfordshire - A photographic record by Richard Revels, with text by Bernard Nau, Richard Revels and Bob Winter, (2000). ISBN: 0950652164. Publisher:BNHS.

The Butterflies and Moths of Bedfordshire, (1997). Arnold, V.W., Baker, C.R.B., Manning, D.V. & Woiwood, I.P. ISBN 0 950 6521 5 6. Publisher:BNHS.

Additions to Microlepidoptera (2003) Manning, D.V.(PDF) since 'The Butterflies and Moths of Bedfordshire' was published.

An Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Bedfordshire, (1994). R.A.Dazley and P.Trodd. Publisher:Castlemead Publications.

The Vertebrate Fauna of Bedfordshire, (2nd Edition 1993). Facsimile copy of original (1897-1901) with addition of Biography of Author and illustrations, edited by R.A.Dazley. ISBN 0 9506521 3 X Publisher:BNHS [No]

The Wild Flowers of Luton, (1991). J.G Dony and C.M.Dony. Publisher:Private.

The Birds of Bedfordshire, (1991). P.Trodd and D.Kramer. ISBN 0 948555 15 7. Publisher:Castlemead Publications.

Bedfordshire Wildlife, (1987). Edited by B.S.Nau, C.R.Boon and J.P.Knowles. ISBN 0-948555-05-X. Publisher:Castlemead Publications/BNHS.

The Common Lichens of Bedfordshire, (1981). Franses B.M. Davies. Publisher:BNHS.

Bedfordshire Bird Atlas, (1979). B.D.Harding. ISBN 09506521 0 5. Publisher:BNHS.

Bedfordshire Plant Atlas, (1976). J.G.Dony. Publisher:Luton Museum.

Dragonflies of Bedfordshire, (1976). Nancy Dawson. Publisher:Private.

Flora of Bedfordshire, (1953). J.G.Dony. Publisher:Luton Museuem.

The Field Flowers of Bedfordshire, (1911). James Saunders. Publisher:Eyre and Spottiswood.

Vertebrate Fauna of Bedfordshire, (1897-1901). J Steele-Elliott. Publisher:Private.

Flora Bedfordiensis, (1798). Charles Abbot. Publisher:Private.